Church Action on Labour and Life (CALL) Network
CALL is a Europe-wide network working closely with CEC to address employment and related economic and social issues from the perspective of Christian theology and a Christian way of life. It seeks to promote a Christian viewpoint in debates about European economic and social policies.
CALL carries out:
- Campaigning on economic and employment issues in Europe
- Networking on economic and employment issues in Europe
- Exchanging expertise among members
- Empowering people on economic and employment issues
The CALL coordination team currently addresses the effects of digitalisation on society and the workplace, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the CALL coordination team come from CEC Member Churches in France, Sweden, Finland, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, Greece and Germany and meet regularly via virtual meetings.
In June 2020, CALL issued a statement titled “Digitalisation and the future of work and social relations: Social and climate-friendly choices are timely”. The statement is also available in German and Italian. This statement follows the work of a CALL Network Conference in Berlin on “Digitalisation and the Future of Work and Social Relations, held in 2018.”
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For more information on our work in this area, please email Albrecht Knoch
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10 Oct, 2012
On 8-10 October the CALL network – Church Action on Labour and Life – held its 3rd Assembly in Brussels. The theme “Facing the crisis: CALL for good work in Europe” gathered about 35 delegates of CEC Member Churches from 20 different European countries to evaluate the work carried out by the network in the past two years and to decide on its future work.
9 Oct, 2012
The 3rd CALL Assembly took place from 8 to 10 October in Brussels under the theme, "Facing the crisis: CALL for good work in Europe". Here are documents relating to the Assembly.
12 May, 2011
The second CALL Network Assembly took place in Bucharest from 11 to 13 May 2011 under the theme "Empowering People for Participation in Society." Below are documents related to the event.
31 Mar, 2011
On 1 and 2 April 2011, the CALL Network co-organised a conference "Escaping the Growth Trap" at the Protestant Academy in Bad Boll.
30 Nov, 2010
The following are a selection of documents related to the CALL Netowrk in 2010.
7 Nov, 2010
CALL Working Group on Precarious Work: Working Plan and Timetable – November 2010 Questionnaire on Precarious Work – November 2010 CALL Working Group on Chaplaincy and Religion in the Workplace: Projects on Chaplaincy and Religion in the Workplace – November 2010
29 Apr, 2010
The first assembly of the CALL Network took place in Brussels from 28 to 30 April. Here are some documents relating to this gathering.